Alabama’s Most Scenic Drives

If you recently purchased a 2020 Chevy Equinox or a GMC Acadia from Stokes Automotive and you’re looking for the perfect way to break it in, consider one of these scenic drives throughout the Yellowhammer State.

Natchez Trace Parkway

This 444-mile drive will take you through Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi. It links the Cumberland, Tennessee, and Mississippi rivers to take you through winding roads steeped in history from Native Americans and settlers. Take a rest in Florence, Alabama, and visit the birthplace of Helen Keller.

Lookout Mountain Parkway

Running across Lookout Mountain from Gadsden, Alabama, to Chattanooga, Tennessee, this 93-mile drive features waterfalls, canyons, historic and charming towns, and beautiful state parks. Look for rhododendrons and Mountain Laurel.

Selma to Montgomery March Byway

Honor the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the thousands who followed him on the iconic 1965 march in the fight for civil rights. It’s only 54 miles so it won’t take up too much of your time, and its scenery won’t leave you wanting.

Alabama’s Coastal Connection Scenic Byway

Explore the famous Gulf Coast of Alabama. Wildlife preserves, pristine beaches, and historic sites will keep you entertained from Mobile to Baldwin County.

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Fun Winter Activities in Alabama for Anyone in Your Family

Start the winter season on a positive note when you try any of these four activities in Alabama this season.

Hone your golfing skills

Beat the winter blues while stepping up your game when you go golfing at one of the coastal golf courses nearby. Orange Beach Golf Center and Kiva Dunes Resort are two great places to start. If you prefer mountain landscapes to beach views, head to Cloudmont Ski & Golf Resort in Mentone, AL.

Fish on the Gulf

Soak in scenic views of the Gulf of Mexico while testing your angling skills at Gulf State Park Pier. The pier extends 1,540 feet and is 20 feet wide, offering 2,448 feet of seating space. There’s also an on-site restaurant so you can grab a bit to eat when you get hungry, then go right back to your spot.

Shop the Mobile Museum of Art’s Night Market

Make headway on your holiday shopping list when you attend the monthly Mobile Museum of Art’s Night Market on Dec. 5 from 5-9 p.m. Browse vendor booths to explore a diverse array of handmade goods and locally-crafted items. Music and food help provide a festive backdrop to your shopping.

Attend the Huntsville Christmas Craft Show

Mark your calendar for the weekend of Dec. 6-8 to catch the Huntsville Christmas Craft Show. The bazaar will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The wares available for purchase will span a variety of mediums including stained glass, pottery, jewelry, floral arrangements, needlework, ceramics, toys, woodwork, and clothing.

For more ways to keep busy this winter, contact us here at Stokes Automotive. We’ll be happy to share more of our favorite Alabama pastimes.